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Lambda Chi Nu Project Wins State Award

Mar
04
2014

Lambda Chi Nu AwardLambda Chi Nu, the nursing honor society at Piedmont Technical College, was recently recognized with the Student Community Involvement Project award sponsored by the South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA).

Piedmont Tech Students Celebrate National Engineers Week

Feb
28
2014

National Engineers WeekAs part of its continuing efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the engineering technology program and Tau Alpha Pi, the engineering technology honor society at Piedmont Technical College, recently celebrated National Engineers Week.

Newberry Workforce Opportunity Summit Being Held at PTC

Feb
26
2014

Piedmont Technical College, Newberry County Career Center and Newberry County Economic Development are coming together to sponsor the Newberry Workforce Opportunity Summit Wednesday, March 5 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Newberry County Campus.

The summit will be a means for businesses in Newberry to share their needs with Piedmont Tech and see what training opportunities exist both through curriculum programs and continuing education. A representative from ApprenticeshipSC will also be there to share information on apprenticeship opportunities.

Piedmont Tech to Sponsor College Transfer Fair

Feb
25
2014

Transfer FairPiedmont Technical College will sponsor a College Transfer Fair Tuesday, March 11 in the James Medford Family Event Center on the Lex Walters Campus. More than 30 colleges and universities will be in attendance to give students information on special bridge programs and transfer pathways. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

New State-of-the-Art Lab Added for Criminal Justice

Feb
20
2014

Legal, law enforcement and corrections jobs are hot commodities in today’s job market. The criminal justice program at Piedmont Technical College provides students with the training they need to get started in these exciting careers and now they have raised the bar with the addition of state-of-the-art training equipment.

Piedmont Technical College Signs Agreement with Webster University

Feb
19
2014

Piedmont Technical College and Webster University recently signed an articulation agreement that will allow students to begin their studies at PTC, and then transfer to Webster.

Newberry County Mechatronics Technology Advisory Board Created

Feb
18
2014

As Piedmont Technical College prepares to add the Mechatronics Technology associate degree at the Newberry County Campus in the fall, the program is seeking guidance from area businesses that will benefit from the training the graduates will receive.

 “The advisory board is intended to help guide and advise us in the type of equipment and training we need to provide to make sure our program is meeting the needs of employers in our region,” said Kevin Moore, Mechatronics Technology coordinator.

Inclement Weather Late Term Calendar Changes

Feb
15
2014

As a result of the inclement weather-related college closing during the week of February 10, Piedmont Technical College is making the following adjustments to the student calendar. 

These changes are intended to give students who planned to attend Late term classes time to complete the registration process.

PTC Receives State-of-the-Art ZF Transmission

Feb
07
2014

TransmissionPiedmont Technical College’s automotive technology program is continuing to lead the way in preparing its graduates for the workforce. To maintain that level of readiness, the program’s cache of tools is growing with the addition of a new nine-speed transmission from ZF in Laurens.

Free Financial Aid Workshops Offered

Feb
06
2014

Need help filling out financial aid paperwork for college? Piedmont Technical College is teaming up with the SC Commission on Higher Education to offer College Goal South Carolina. This free event is designed to help college-bound students and their families with the financial aid application process.